Friday, August 3, 2012

Filmy Friday - The ‘Bobby’ look

Well, we all know for a fact that fashion trends keep repeating periodically. But there are some trends/styles that are classic n versatile and my look is about one of them - Polka dots!
Effortless, ever-green n chic! Pair it with skirts, shorts, pants, denims if you will or dress up for a formal wear or dress down for a casual chic, you will always look great!

Staying true to the Filmy theme for Fridays, my inspiration photo is from a movie but way back from the 70s (1973 to be specific, I was not even born then ;)) It’s a look from a very renowned and blockbuster movie ‘Bobby’ from the Indian Film Industry (also called as ‘Bollywood’). This particular outfit has since been an iconic look in India and so when I scored these navy blue shorts, I couldn’t wait to try it out! What really inspired me is that even though it’s a simple polka dot blouse and navy blue skirt, it looked so stylish and comfy (and bold too). 

When I dressed up for a strawberry picking and sunny afternoon at a farm with my family (this time - last year), I paired my polka dot blouse with pair of comfortable navy blue shorts. I added a bit of zing (gotta have some zing people!!) with the red cross body bag, chunky metal necklace and my tribal ankle strap flats.

‘Polka dots’ are super versatile and exceptionally useful when mixing prints or mixing trends (colored denims, neons, tribal print). So, tell me..has any ‘retro’ look inspired you lately and have you tried dressing up in that look?

Inspiration photo:

Shorts and top: H&M ($20 each)
Red cross body bag: NEU look (from my trip to Ireland)
Metal chunky necklace, earrings and ankle strap flats: Target
Sunglasses: Guess
Watch: Anne Klein

Some pics from our family outing - Fun times! esp swinging with mom :) 
what are some of the fun things you have done with your parents?

(Left n Top) Husband and pappa hunting for strawberries
(Right bottom) all three being bacchas (kids) and playing a water fountain game

Top - Swinging with mom and dad and J
Bottom - savoring our (hard-earned) snacks and a family picnic by the lake

Linking up at Life rearranged and Rolled Up Pretty and Transatlantic Blonde-What I wore Wednesday. Do check out the link up parties and visit other blogs. 


Unknown said...

happy family :) i love this outfit but never tried it..

Katy Mage said...

Amazing shirt!
Stop by sometimes, and follow if you like,
I'll follow back ofc :)

ashy said...

thank you ladies!

Patricia said...

Thanks for your following! Following you now


Katy Mage said...

Thanks for stopping by, I'm following you too:)

Unknown said...

great shirt!

Nav said...

love this post and your blog. polks dots been in since the 70's I believe!

Love your filmy fridays too :)

Rumela said...

Loved your outfit..And you seem to have so much fun with your family .
New post up on my blog:

Sammantha said...

Oh my goodness, I love that top! Definitely need to bob over to H&M!

Allison said...

Your outfit is so pretty! I love your purse! I would love for you to visit my blog sometime!!
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Style-Delights said...

Beautiful polka dots! Your family is so cute! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
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ThefashionFlite said...

just love the classy style on u ! Even loved how u gave a twist to the outfit !Infact u display a more complete look than dimple(shades+bag).

Unknown said...

Great post !

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HOGGER + Co. said...

Such a cute outfit - I love me some polka dots myself!

Cortnie Elizabeth said...

Cute look! I like the pop of red.


Cortnie Elizabeth said...

Oh! And welcome to CapFABB :)

In the Blue said...

Hi, thanks for the comment!! I sure will :)

Unknown said...

Cute look! Thanks for the comment on my blog. I'm following you on GFC, would love for you to do the same :)

Moya2bean said...

I love the look you paired with this! LOVE H&M!
Much love from California! :)
New follower!

Auste said...

Nice blog. xx
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S said...

You are looking so cool in the "Bobby" outfit, it is perfect for a day out ! Thanks for sharing your family photographs, I feel happy to see everybody having so much fun. Thanks also for visiting my blog and for leaving your sweet feedback.
have a nice day ,

Unknown said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! Love yours, followin' you!
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Unknown said...

Amazing post!!! Great pics!!!


Anonymous said...

love polka dots! they are so cute, and i agree; timeless =)

Federica Delprino said...

Thank you for your comment^^
We can follow each other with pleasure! I've started.. waiting for you :)

Mehak said...

Looking very pretty!! Swings... yay!! brings back childhood memories!! :)


ashy said...

thank you all for your kind words and appreciating the outfit :)

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